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Flywheel Energy Storage

Could this spell the end of expensive, heavy and short-lived, corrosive lead acid batteries? I’ve been researching about ways to use a mechanical means of storage versus the chemical methods using batteries. The best alternative I could come up with was to use energy when available to lift a weight (as high as possible) and […]

Building a Tow-Mixer

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about gasification and it’s ability to produce both combustible producer gas and heat for our future homestead. How sustainable is using wood (ie trees) for power and heat? I guess that depends how heavily wooded our land is…however for most, this probably isn’t sustainable. But could it be? I […]